Located in the Northern District is the Shipstern Wildlife Reserve, a 31-square-mile tropical rainforest with more than 300 different species of birds. With 13 species of egrets, American coots, keel-billed toucans, flycatchers, warblers and several species of parrots, it’s safe to say that if you can’t find the bird you’re looking for, you may not be looking hard enough.
If birds aren’t all you want to see, no worries. Shipstern has plenty of pumas, jaguars and raccoons. Plus, there’s a butterfly farm at the visitor’s center. There’s also a Mahogany museum and botanical trail. So, it’s safe to say that if you like nature, you’ll love Shipstern Wildlife reserve.